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Are You Up to Date on Your Immunizations?
Vaccination protects against severe illnesses and complications of vaccine-preventable diseases. Learn more about the vaccinations you may need in this short article.
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Beat the Heat
Don’t let the summer heat get the best of you. Consider the following tips to prevent heat-related illness:
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988: America’s First Three-digit Mental Health Crisis Line
The 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline (Lifeline) launches nationwide on July 16. Similar to dialing 911 for medical emergencies, people in emotional distress or suicidal crisis can call or text 988 and be connected immediately to trained counselors who will listen, provide support and connect them to resources if necessary.
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The Benefits of Telematics for Commercial Fleets
This Risk Insights provides an overview of telematics and the benefits that this technology can provide for your organization.
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OSHA Turns Up the Heat on Enforcement With New Heat Hazard Emphasis Program
On April 8, 2022, OSHA launched its National Emphasis Program (NEP) to protect workers from heat related hazards in indoor and outdoor workplaces. Through the program, OSHA will conduct workplace inspections aimed at identifying heat related hazards before workers suffer preventable injuries, illnesses or fatalities.
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Skin Cancer Prevention Techniques for Outdoor Workers
Skin cancer accounts for almost half of all cancers diagnosed in the United States every year. It is crucial to your employees’ health that they are protected from the sun while on the job. 
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Lightning Caused $1.3 Billion in Homeowners Insurance Claims Last Year
The total number of lightning-caused claims and the average cost per claim also fell year over year.
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Keeping Workers Hydrated in the Summer Rays
Dehydration is a serious complication that can cause fatigue, dizziness and confusion, all of which can compromise workplace safety. As such, keeping employees hydrated at work is essential. In addition to providing clean water on-site and scheduling routine refreshment breaks, instruct employees to follow these measures to stay properly hydrated on the job:
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Jackware Cyberattacks Explained
This article provides additional information on the potential implications of jackware cyberattacks, outlines the latest real-world examples of these incidents and offers prevention measures for businesses to consider.
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DOL Reminds Employers to Prioritize Safety for Summer Youth Hires
The DOL recently publicized investigations uncovering child labor law violations. This recent warning is part of the DOL’s effort to ramp up enforcement and could translate to an increase in investigations this summer and beyond.
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